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EarthServer Workshop "Data Cubes for Big Earth Data" - 19th & 20th October 2017 - Frascati RM, Italy

The EarthServer project team kindly invites you to take part in a 2-day-workshop named "Datacubes for Big Earth Data", taking place at ESRIN in Frascati / Italy.

The term data cube related to Big Earth Data has recently gained a lot of attraction. The data cube concept promises to tackle some of the challenges that come along with large volumes of environmental and geospatial data. Data cubes offer a more on-demand and analysis-ready access to n-dimensional data, that can be accessed along any axis, allowing for efficient trim or slice operations. The data cube concept makes large volumes of environmental and geospatial data more manageable and thus, increases the general uptake of Big Earth data. The success of data cubes for Big Earth Data relies on the cooperation of data cube technology providers, data users and large data organisations in the future. A better understanding of the challenges large data organisations face and the needs data users have is helpful for the future development of the data cube technology.


The workshop aims to bring together current data cube technology providers and larger data organisations in order to showcase current data cube solutions, but also to identify needs and requirements of large data organisations. The overall goal is to identify current gaps and to draw future requirements for the data cube approach.


The workshop is of interest for data users working with large volumes of Earth Science data and interested in new approaches to process and analyse large volumes of data, but also professionals in research and industry, interested in the data cube approach. The workshop is of further interest for data organisations and data-related projects, currently being challenged to serve GBs to PBs of data.


19th October 2017, 08:30 (CEST) - 20th October 2017, 17:00 (CEST).

ESRIN - Frascati RM, Italy

Workshop content

The workshop is a two-day workshop (19-20 October 2017) taking place at ESRIN in Frascati, Italy. It will contain four major thematic blocks:

  • I - Data cube initiatives
  • II - Perspectives on benefits of data cubes for large-scale data providers
  • III - Future perspectives on data cubes
  • IV - IV - Interactive feedback round

Find the detailed schedule under Datacubes for Big Earth Data Workshop.

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